Adopt an Element Project
By: Tommy Morrell
Chemical Symbol: Y
Atomic Mass: 88.906
Period #: 5 Group #: 3
Similar Elements in its Family: scandium, lutetium, lawrencium
Boiling Point: 3337 °C Melting Point: 1523 °C
Cost: $430 per 100 grams
Discovered by: Johann Gadolin
Named After: Ytterby ( a town in Sweeden)
This is an yttrium atom which has 39 protons so yttrium's atomic number is 39.
Energy Efficient Lightbulb
This kind of lightbulb contains yttrium in it.
Yttrium can also be found in camera lenses like this one.
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"Yttrium (Y)." Britannica.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 June 2015.